Our Cairo tour will start in the early morning with pick up from your ship in Sokhna port. Then you will be transferred from Sokhna to Giza, where you will be accompanied by your Egyptology expert guide to visit the great Pyramids of Giza are the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. These massive stone structures were built around 4500 years ago on a rocky desert plateau close to the Nile. But the intriguing Egyptian pyramids were more than just tombs for kings. The mysteries surrounding pyramids symbolism, design and purpose have inspired passionate debate. It is likely that many of these mysteries will never be solved. You will visit the three famous Pyramids of Khufu (great Pyramid of Cheops), Khafre (middle pyramid of Chephren) and Menkaure (little Pyramid of Mykerinos) who ruled through 2589-2504 BCE.
Then you will pay a visit to the mysterious Sphinx, a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head) that stands on the Giza Plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza. It is the largest monolith statue in the world. Cairo trip also includes a visit to the Valley Temple facing the statue of the Sphinx. Lunch meal will be served at a high quality restaurant during Cairo tour.
Then you will proceed to the famous Egyptian Museum at the Tahrir Square where the Egyptian Revolution indulged January 2011 against Mubarak and his regime. The Egyptian museum comprises many sections arranged in chronological order for Tutankhamon's treasures, the pre-dynasty and the Old Kingdom monuments, the Middle Kingdom monuments, Modern Kingdom, late period and the Greek and Roman periods, papyrus and a section for sarcophagi and scrabs. A large hall for the royal mummies was opened at the Egyptian museum, housing eleven kings and queens. The last stop before leaving for Sokhna will be for a shopping opportunity at the famous bazaars of Khan El Khalili. Free time at your own to choose among a number of optional Cairo trips either to attend the sound and light show at the Pyramids or to have your dinner cruise while sailing in the River Nile with belly dance show, then you will be transferred to Sokhna port. (end of Cairo tour )
- Pickup service from your ship Terminal at Sokhna - All transfers by deluxe air-conditioning vehicles in Sokhna Port and Cairo Trip - Sightseeing tours as stated in the Cairo Tour itinerary - Egyptology expert English speakingguide during Cairo trip - Entrance fees to the sightseeing as per Cairo tour itinerary - Lunch meal will be served during Cairo tour at a local restaurant by the Pyramids - Free mineral water and soft drink during Cairo tour - Drop off service at Sokhna Port - Sokhna Port Permission fees
Cairo tour starts at....... 07:00 Cairo tour finished at ..... 18:00 Cairo - Sokhna Port .... 220 KM Sokhna Port - Cairo..... 3 hours driving Cairo tour is flexible being a private trip Tour length depends up on your ship arrival and departure at Sokhna port
Prices are quoted in USD currency per person based on double occupancy
What to bring
- Passport valid for 6 months - Comfortable shoes - Cotton clothes in summer - Warm clothes in winter - Sun block - Sunglasses - Hat - Photo/Video Camera